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Job Posting: Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist)

State Treasurer's Office

JC-303927
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Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist)
SENIOR ACCOUNTING OFFICER (SPECIALIST)

$5,383.00 - $6,739.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under the direct supervision from the Accounting Administrator I (Supervisor), the incumbent shall perform professional and financial accounting functions for the State Treasurer’s Office (STO) and/or Boards, Commissions, and Authorities (BCAs).  All agencies have special reporting requirements. Duties include the following: Record financial activity in Fi$Cal related to the BCAs or STO funds assigned including, but not limited to:  journal entries; cash receipts; remittance advices; accounts receivables; direct transfers; projects; and loans. Review and approve purchasing documents in Fi$Cal for availability of budgeted funds for the period, expenditures stated, and for correct coding; Monitor the cash and appropriation balances and communicate possible problems to management.

This bulletin will be advertised Until Filled with the following cut off dates: 1st and 15th of every month.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-303927
Position #(s):
820-200-4567-003
Working Title:
Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist)
Classification:
SENIOR ACCOUNTING OFFICER (SPECIALIST)
$5,383.00 - $6,739.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The State Treasurer's Office is a small department located in the historical Unruh Building at 915 Capitol Mall, close to the State Capitol, public transportation and with parking garage options nearby. The building is adjacent to the State Capitol Park, which is a wonderful place to exercise and enjoy the beautiful landscape during the fair-weathered months. The neighborhood around the building is filled with endless dining options, coffee shops, fitness clubs and conveniences like corner stores, etc.

Please click here to find more information about the State Treasurer's Office.

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
Electronic applications are encouraged. If submitting a hard copy, please include JC-303927 / Position #820-200-4567-003 in the "Examination(s) or Job Title(s) for which you are applying" section of the application. Hard copy applications received without the required information may not be considered.

Supplemental Application Instructions

Please restate and address the following questions:

1.
Describe your experience utilizing accounting applications in your current and previous positions.  Please provide examples of your knowledge in processing month end reconciliations, including General Ledger activities.

2. 
Please describe your involvement in creating annual financial statements.


Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

State Treasurer's Office
Attn: Applications Unit
915 Capitol Mall, Room 538
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

State Treasurer's Office
State Treasurer's Office
915 Capitol Mall, Room 538
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
  • Supplemental Application - Please see the Special Instructions section for detailed instructions. Please note that a cover letter will not be accepted in place of a Supplemental Questionnaire. 
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Knowledge of Fi$Cal.
  • Knowledgeable in preparing annual financial statements.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Basic knowledge and experience with State Accounting process.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments effectively, efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work in team environment.

Benefits

Please see the CalHR Benefits Summary page for detailed information.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Human Resources Contact:
Applications Unit
(916) 653-3100
Applications@treasurer.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 653-3100
Applications@treasurer.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If you are meeting Minimum Qualifications with education, you must include your unofficial transcripts/diploma for verification in your application packet. Official sealed transcripts or your original diploma (with embossed seal) will be required prior to appointment. If it is determined that a candidate does not meet all Minimum Qualifications, the candidate will be withheld from the eligibility list, rendering them inactive and ineligible to be hired for the classification. All candidates who are determined to not meet the Minimum Qualifications will be contacted in writing and will have 10 business days to respond with additional information supporting their Minimum Qualifications for the classification. Candidates who have been withheld may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board.

Confidential Information

Do NOT include ANY confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State Application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, student identification number, driver’s license number (unless required), basis of eligibility, examination results, LEAP status, marital status, and age. Confidential information listed anywhere on the applications submitted electronically, such as Easy ID number, SSN, examination related information, and driver’s license number will automatically be redacted upon submission.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off